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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
about investment and education. not focusing on pbs so much but early childhood education. things we need on do now to really get growth going. strong message there. >> let me bring in congressman john yarmoth, democrat from kentucky. good to see you this morning. >> good morning. >> four years ago president obama said if you don't have a record to run on, you make a big election about small things. is that what he is doing with big bird? >> you know, i think one of the most important points about big bird, it relates to the wall street comment. if you really are going to make a dent in deficit reduction you don't pick on things like big bird. you pick on big things like tax cuts for multimillionaires. and -- so -- no, i don't think it is an irrelevant point but i agree we ought to be talking about what the next four years will bring because it looks like romney administration would just be one big surprise party. we have no idea what that is going to be like. so -- but i think the president and the vice president really do need to give the american people a clear sense of where they
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. this is like sex education and talking to 17, 18-year-olds about responsible sex. it starts in preschool and kindergarten. if we don't get our handle on good nutrition in school and teach the habits and then continue them, you know, in to the home, we have lost the battle. do i think school could be an island? it's a first step. the problem is nobody wants to change and i have talked to kids who have been hungry before and they said, look. don't tell me that an apple is better than a snickers bar. i get it's more nutritious and won't fill me up and they have a case. it's because we have taught them not to like it. what tastes better than french fries? >> nothing. >> nothing. nothing. so it's really rewiring the brain but if we save this generation of dying early, it is on parents' backs to make the changes whether the kids like it or not. that's tough love but that's where it starts. >> thank you so much. >> you bet, chris. >> great to have you on the program. that wraps up this hour. i'm chris janesing. thomas roberts is up next. >> good morning to you. good morning, everybody. agenda n
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